117: Pre/Postnatal Nutritional Considerations and Real Talk with The Sassy Dietitian, Laura Ligos, RDN

117 - Pre/Postnatal Nutritional Considerations and Real Talk with The Sassy Dietitian, Laura Ligos, RDN - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

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Today I chat with Registered Dietitian Laura Ligos (aka The Sassy Dietitian) all about the nutritional needs for pregnant and postpartum women. This interview was originally just included in the P&PA Coach course, but it was so good and insightful that we knew everyone needed to hear it. We discuss how to navigate that tough first trimester, the hormonal changes the body experiences, how weight gain is not a one-size-fits-all experience, and what nutrients to focus on. We also dive into postpartum and when the appropriate time to start a deficit is, our fight against bounce-back culture, and finally, Laura’s advice for coaches working with pregnant and postpartum moms.

Curious how you can support pregnant and postpartum athletes? My coaching certification course, Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism™, has been completely updated and enrollment is now open! Learn more and save $300 through this week by visiting: briannabattles.com/ppacoach


The Practice Brave podcast brings you the relatable, trustworthy and transparent health & fitness information you're looking for when it comes to coaching, being coached and transitioning through the variables of motherhood and womanhood.

You will learn from athletes and experts in the women's health and coaching/performance realm as they share their knowledge and experience on all things Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism.

Whether you're a newly pregnant athlete or postpartum athlete, knowing how to adjust your workouts, mental approach and coaching can be confusing.

Each week we'll be tackling questions around adjusting your workouts and mindset, diastasis recti, pelvic health, mental health, identity, and beyond. Through compelling interviews and solo shows, Brianna speaks directly to where you're at because she's been there too!

Tune in every other week and share the show with your athlete friends!

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